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ISSUE #3, FEBRUARY 2015

Science Guru

Contents

Issue, Date

What is Science
Quisque:
Guru?
Guru?

ASTRONOMY

Student-led
The Perfect Ring pg. 2
science
2
magazine.
Shooting the Stars pg. 3
The magazine is
BIOLOGY
also published as
CAT Tails Break With Scientific Dog-ma pg. 4
2
an e-book.
We meet Fridays
CHEMISTRY
Feugiat:
at lunch
in room
A New Way of PrintingWith Light! pg. 5
PHYSICS
120.
Upcoming Quantum Televisions Will (Maybe) Light up Your
pg. 6
Life
New members
Sun Core Temperatures Achieved! pg. 6
are always
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Science Guru Club:

Presidents:
Avni Singhal & Jasmine
Deng
Vice Presidents:
Rohun Saxena & Pratik
Mulpury
Editors-in-chief:
Carter Fox & Pratik
Mulpury
Secretary:
Owen Noga
Treasurer:
Kelyn Wood
Social Media Coordinator:
Alex Starr
Community Service Coordinator:
Alex Starr
Members:

ISSUE #3, FEBRUARY 2015

Astronomy

The Perfect Ring by Owen Noga

When Galileo first pointed his telescope at the planets in 1610, he caught a glimpse of one of the mos
get from one end of these rings to the other! One member of the team at Rochester University that m
This find is invaluable for planetary scientists, who can start making valid confirmations on ideas that
completely invisible, much like Jupiters rings today. But what is left behind will be another amazing di

ISSUE #3, FEBRUARY 2015

Shooting the Stars by Carter Fox


Biology

This is a photograph of the whirlpool galaxy, but it is not what the galaxy looks like, at least not right now.
In the past century photographers and astronomers have been developing techniques to unveil the incred
Planetary astrophotography involves using a variety of techniques to produce the best possible image. Th
detail in every individual shot.
Unlike planetary imaging, deep space astrophotography requires techniques used to capture as much ligh
Landscape astrophotography is all about leaving the scope at home and using the camera in different way
highlighting the trails the stars travel in. The photo on the left exemplifies the rotation of the stars around
The Milky Way is very faint in the night sky and usually cannot be seen by the naked eye alone. Astrophot
The incredible combination of creative photography and scientific astronomy is an artwork that allows us t

ISSUE #3, FEBRUARY 2015

Chemistry

Consectetuer:

ISSUE #3, FEBRUARY 2015

Physics

Upcoming Quantum Dot Televisions Will (Maybe) Light up Your Life by Jasmine

People today spend most of their time in front of screens, such as computer screens, phone screens, or tel
Well, for those who do spend most of their time in front of screens, whether productively or not, good new
Quantum dots were first discovered by Alexey Ekimov in 1981 and then by Louis E. Brus in 1985. The dots
Using quantum dots means brighter colors and better color rendition in screens as well as allowing manufa
Currently, scientists are researching the environmental impact of using quantum dot technology, which ar

Sun Core Temperatures Achieved! by Connery Wood

A determined group of scientists in Sandia National Laboratories in New Mexico have been working for 10
In this case the scientists heated a particle of iron to 2.1 million degrees Fahrenheit. These scientists, work
Previously, iron absorbed heat in different ways than the core of the sun was thought to, but with this mac
With the Z machine, scientists see that iron actually absorbs more heat at such higher temperatures than